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in baltimore and his choice to do so has change the way we think about weekends in the fall. >> he was called -- he expected he would call cleveland home. financial struggles and uncooperative politicians brought him to baltimore. he was returned to the nfl. it prevented him from returning. >> he never looked back after making the move but he also never tried to hide how torn he felt making the decision that would shape his legacy. >> no matter how promising, i love the city of baltimore and the people here. there similar in make up here to baltimore as it is in cleveland. it hurt terribly to see the last game. >> only five seasons after clinging to the nfl back to baltimore and baltimore back to the nfl, he dedicated the trophy to the citizens of baltimore. >> think you very much. -- thank you very much. to the people in baltimore city, the people in baltimore county, and to the state of maryland, this belongs to you. >> his love of the game never wavered. from an early age, he recognized football and his life would become a marriage of passion and destiny. >> what brought me to begin with w
-- most recently, right over baltimore city. one area of storms is moving away from the city and port harbor county. that was the first one to move broke -- to move through. produced upwards of a half-inch of rain. now the latest on a new area of rain and out around reisterstown and even in the city itself. this is a new area that is cropping up right over the city. there you see from woodlawn back toward the inner harbor and westward toward the southeast corner of the city, a new area a shower activity moving to the northeast as well. folks concentrated in that area are getting some rain. these are the rain totals that have occurred over the area so far. we won't show you those right now, but i can tell you that upwards of an inch of rain fell in a brief time in northern baltimore county and down toward baltimore city. that is where the flood warning is in effect until 7:45 this evening. i will have more in the forecast coming up in just of the minutes. >> we are following a developing story on the chesapeake bay. >> rescue workers are scouring the waters looking for missing and boul
with more. >> police say that these targeted at least three neighborhoods in baltimore county. investigators say most of the break in for crimes of opportunity, cases where people left their cars unlocked, and in some cases left the garage door opener clipped to the visor. i the church road sits in a quiet area of timonium. one resident said they grew lax about locking doors because they felt so safe. >> someone came in an open cars in the neighborhood. my husband had his work credit card in his car. >> police say the thieves had about 20 cars in the neighborhood bge hit about 20 cars in the neighborhood. >> at first i thought it was one of my kids to with looking for something. >> most of the cars greek -- easy targets because they were unlocked. investigators say the break-ins are part of a string of at least 30 of the past two weeks. in several cases, police said that these the hold a garage door openers in the cars and let them sell them, stealing valuables. >> there are never to have been here for a long time who have said this never happens in this neighborhood, will this have to be mo
as baltimore batman at last night's game. he has struck again. it was all caught on camera. he lasted more than a minute before the six security guards took him down. on his chest -- on his chest it reads "don't be a bully, be a super hero." for punishment, he is facing a number of charges including disturbing the peace and trespassing. >> you cannot forget the orioles. today was a double header against the toronto blue jays and it is happening right now camden yards. here is a live look from skyteam 11. right now the score is tied at 0-0 in the top of the fourth inning. stay with us for late breaking details. >> all officially got underway this weekend. it feels like it out there, a chilly morning all across the region. the attack -- ohio valley, great lakes, 36 around cincinnati and many of the outlying areas around baltimore hit below 40. 70 downtown, low 60's in the outlying areas and 54 degrees at open this afternoon. will be a chilly night, 43 in the suburbs. follow certain here. the sun set at 7:00. the last time it sun sets at 7:00. >> last summer's derecho knocked out power to hundreds
and legacy. >>> a massive sports weekend ahead. a look at the purple and orange fever in baltimore and other news saturday morning starts right now. >> welcome to 11 knew saturday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> i'm in for jennifer franciotti. our top stories in just a moment. first a look outside with mr. john collins. good morning. >> we're almost into autumn here but the summertime weather continues. humid, cloudy. not sure if you noticed it coming in, little mist on the windshield. a thin overcast. and there are some thunderstorms west of us. there's a cold front on the way and it will bring us dramatic change in our weather by the end of the weekend. ahead on the front, summer-like. after the front, it will feel -- welsh not quite autumn-like, but very, very nice. you can see a squall line approaching pittsburgh now. still not close to western maryland. this is the weather associated with the front that's coming in. the front itself is back in ohio. even back in indiana. once it comes through, we'll see a dramatic turn around in the humidity levels and the temperatures. but we could be i
already filed lawsuits in other states. >> first lady michelle obama is in baltimore to nine speaking to a packed house at morgan state university. it turns out she is one of the president's most effective campaigners. we are there live with more. >> we just saw the first ladies motorcade's the past year about 45 minutes ago. we can only guess that things are well under way inside. supporters started lining up here on campus at 1:00 this afternoon. those supporters have their choice of tickets with prices ranging from $100-five belsen dollars-$10,000. this is a private reception fund-raiser. about 2000 people purchased tickets. that is all the fine arts center can hold. it is sold out. the money and the long lines were worth it to be able to see the first ladies begin person. >> i think it is an honor and privilege to be here. >> it is all about coming together. it is not about black, white, undereducated, educated. it is about unifying for one cause. vote. get out. make sure they continue their term. >> only print media is allowed inside so we cannot be sure exactly where they are on
tribute to their father. baltimore city respected him as well. today the two brothers' share special memories about their father. >> he really loved you guys. >> the former ravens president shared thoughts and described moments when they had to say goodbye. >> we had a moment with my father at the hospital with four players, the head coach, the owner. i think that evil -- that easily rival my father receiving the super bowl trophy. >> a larger than life portrait hangs at the entrance. he died on thursday morning. during his tenure, the ravens won the super bowl in 2001. his family just wanted him to know how much they loved him and how much baltimore love them. >> we know poppy had this incredible love affair with my father. >> as a young boy, he and his father took a cab ride in new york, and it left a lasting impression. >> on that have ride, they were best friends. he knew everything about the family and it was just two guys. this the kind of man he was. a wonderful human being. >> former raven's offensive linemen jonathan ogden said he will be missed. >> we will miss that
took the gun to school to intimidate bullies and had no intention of pulling the trigger. baltimore county investigators could not confirm claims that gladden is a victim of bullying. 17-year-old daniel bowery -- daniel borowy suffered a gunshot wound to his back and was just recently released from the hospital. according to the indictment, several others suffered minor injuries during the commotion. gladden looked just like this photo as he arrived at circuit court in towson for a bail review. he was charged with attempted first-degree murder. doctors examine his mental health. his attorneys tell the judge he is on a suicide watch. his attorneys asked for a postponement of the bail review until they had a chance to look at the doctors' report. they also asked the judge to order a report on his own life. they will use all that information to argue for bail. >> the base will begin the basic issue is the fact that he is -- the basic issue is that he can be rehabilitated. these are the kind of things the corps will be asked to consider it some point. >> according to his attorneys, he a
. >> to overnight fires in northeast baltimore being investigated as cases of arson. police say they were started with molotov cocktails. we have been following the late breaking details. let's go live now to police headquarters with more on the investigation. >> 12 apartments were destroyed. six adults and one child were taken to hospital. all of those in hospital are in good condition. fire officials say it's a miracle no one was killed. >> just before 4:00, the call came in for a fire on an apartment building in northeast baltimore. >> i heard somebody threw a bottle or something through that window. they were on the right side. >> luckily no one was hurt. around the same time, this same call came in. six adults and one that 7-year- old boy were injured. some have to jump from their windows. >> i had to crawl -- i had to crawl out the bedroom window. i didn't know what to do. >> wednesday afternoon, police announced both were started by molotov cocktails thrown through windows, the work of an arsonist. >> i can tell you this is a very dangerous arsonist. anyone who would aspire bomb the house
at moravia derive. monument street at calvert street, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side and on the west side. here's a quick, live look at traffic. rain will impact your ride in many spots. 50 at maryland 8. no significant delays. 295 and 175, building in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> nfl fans have been waiting to hear. >> starting tonight, the game will be officiated by professional crews. there has been an agreement, ending the lockout. complaints about replacement officials came to a head on monday night. the new agreement increases salaries to about $149,000 still needs to be approved by nfl owners. >> a double shooting cents a mother and her son to the hospital. >> police believed the shootings are the result of a domestic dispute. the 4-year-old boy was shot in the hip. his mother was shot in the body just beneath the arm pit. this happened just before 9:30 last night near the 900 block of gorsuch avenue. police say the shooting happened inside the mother's home. she had physical injuries in addition to
michelle obama was in baltimore today at morgan state university. >> tv cameras were not allowed inside but those who did pay to get in coldest the first lady got a rock star reception. we have the details. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2000 supporters who packed the fine arts center describes a wild and long explosion of tears as the first lady took the stage. >> it did really erupts. she hardly could get by the talking. people would not even let her talk. >> print journalists were allowed inside. porter's shared some of their pictures with us as they explained the theme of the first lady's speech. most say she focused a lot on education and health care. >> she spoke about financed -- college students receiving financial care. i am graduating student. i go to school on federal aid. if it were not for the bills that president obama past, i would not be able to attend. >> prices ranged from $100 to $10,000. the $100 tickets were reserved for young professionals. those inside
.m. >> good evening, i'm deborah weiner. the baltimore orioles one step closer to the playoffs. camden yards is packed this afternoon as the o's topped the red sox and were lucky to miss the rain. reporter barry simms has been talking to people about the big game but let's go to pete. >> it's turned cold and kind of chilly and rainey at camden yards but earlier on j.j. hardy bobblehead day the sun was out, more than 41,000 fans were here as they watched the orioles sweep the red sox. and for their final home regular season game, it was something special, indeed. and j.j. hardy on his bobblehead day, he delivered absolutely very well, from the field of play as well. at the bat, there he goes. he was handing out bobble heads himself in the pregame and he's not done peddling souvenirs. 4-0, orioles. bottom five, chris davis, fourth straight game going yard. another towering blow, 31st of the season. he described being dialed in. it feels really, really good. jim johnson finishes the greatest closer season in orioles history and gets his 50th save. started keeping track in saves since 1969 and i
chance for showers. there are light sprinkles out there. they already crossed south of baltimore. there's more up into southern pennsylvania. so it's just showing that it's going to be a little more unsettled today. i think for baltimore, our best chance is to see more showers will be in afternoon. if you have outdoor plans i would start off the day thinking you could be outdoors. it's the evening hours that we may see more showers. 54 at the airport. high temperature today just as cool, in the low 70s. again, that chance for showers starting late in the afternoon towards the evening hours. we'll talk about what comes up in the seven day which includes more rain. stay tuned. our big story. once again the orioles. it was a little closer last night, but they once again take down the red sox. >> right. how about them o's. manny machado turns a double play to get the o's out of the inning. then a few innings later the 19-year-old breaks a 3-3 tie with his seventh home run of the year. that's where the score would stay. tying them for first in the the american league east with the yankees. p
on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. my ministry at calvert, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes to go south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. the roads are still wet. building volume but no official delay. heavier on southbound 295 down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a late night for ravens fans but it was worth the lost sleep. the ravens got some breathing room towards the end of the third quarter as cary williams picks off brandon weeden which gave the ravens a 13-point lead. the browns held tough. the ravens came on top 23-16. the of the big story was the return of the nfl officials after the lockout. the officiating crew was treated to a hero's welcome at m&t bank stadium last night. fans were thrilled to see the return of the professional officials. after the game, it was clear to those on and off the field that the situation had improved. >> the communication was good. i would like to know what happened on the last play. they were excellent. guys on the sideline did a great job communicating. i think now we're on the same
. a massive sports weekend here in baltimore. we are live at oriole park, where the orioles unfortunately give up their first place standard. >> it is a purple and orange friday. this weekend marks the beginning of what should be a really fun fall. >> there is orange and purple. baltimore is on fire. it is exciting. >> i am definitely in overload. i am loving it. >> from the yard to the bank. for the first time in 15 years, baltimore sports teams have two teams to care about in september. >> it is the best time right now. it is the best baseball has been in my lifetime. >> it is all i can think about. >> the ravens several the lately, as purple friday has become a tradition. with the orioles pushing for the playoffs, city hall was lit up orange. so was the mission building. who are you more excited about? >> it is a tossup. we finally got some orioles success. this will be a great night at the ballpark. >> it has been 10, 15 years since we have done this well. it is great. finally we are in first place. >> orange and purple might not be the most fashionable combo. check out the colorful kicks
. >> the investigation into a stolen painting has traced it back to the baltimore museum of art. >> the crime was back in 1951 and the evidence says it belongs back in charm city. >> new at 5:30, why so many students at one local high school are taking college level courses. >> i'm rob roblin. >> i'm rob roblin. the importance of a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to stop question seven. they don't want competition. the washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. >> new evidence tonight that this painting belongs to the baltimore museum of art. late this afternoon, police released the details that they uncovered a theft report from the museum that matches the description of the painting that recently turned up in a west virginia free-market. they said there was no evidence of forced entr
. >> a nonprofit based in baltimore says think efforts are praised what -- praiseworthy, but she says more can be done to help distressed families. relief averages about $79,000 per family. so far, the state has received more than $224 million from the settlement. more than 79,000 maryland families are still at risk of losing their homes. more should be done to help these families, like more principle reductions instead of short sales. >> that is not the kind of relief we want to see. we want banks to negotiate the loan so that people have more affordable mortgages and can stay in their houses. >> they are working to make mortgage data more apparent -- more transparent, as well as creating a state homeowner and bill of rights. >> we want to do everything we can to get it right and make sure things are held accountable for their past actions, and make sure they cannot do it again in the future. >> , to find out if you are eligible for any of the money, contact the state attorney's office or the maryland hope hot line. wbal-tv 11 news. >> the steel mill could once again be up for grabs. if the m
check. david? >> $2 million and counting. that is what the casino industry has spent in the baltimore market on tv ads. have they told the truth? >> lots of promises. >> the tv advertising is costly, contentious, and full of conflicting claims. this at opposes adding a sixth gambling site in the state. >> millions of dollars for students and teachers. >> but not really. there is no obligation to use the revenues in classrooms. >> that claim is misleading. the mandate says that a percentage goes to the state education trust fund. conceivably gambling dollars could replace general fund dollars earmarked for education, freeing in up to be used for other things. but state analysts say this is not a budget option in fiscal year 2013. >> thousands of new, good paying jobs. >> we have heard this promise before. >> this is another misleading claim. is based on a complaint from -- is based on a complaint from minority contractors. it has nothing to do with high- paying jobs, but rather that local contractors did not get much of the work. this ad supporting expanding gambling -- the job claims
of an investigation. the baltimore suspect is on the run after a police officer walked in on him shooting another man. it happened around midnight last night on jefferson street. shots were exchanged between officer and the suspect. the officer was not hurt. the shooter escaped in a silver car. the victim is in critical condition. baltimore city firefighters were out in full force today for a city neighborhoods be. -- sweep. the educated residents about fire safety. the sweep comes after a man died last week that did not have a working smoke alarm. >> we found out that education and heightened awareness like this, going door-to-door, as one of the more valuable and effective ways of preventing people from losing their lives. >> firefighters it is smoke alarm is the single most important life-saving device in a home. members of the baltimore county professional firefighters union made a special stop today in perry hall. at that soccer game, they handed out fires in the information and free smoke detectors. this outreach effort is worth all for everyone. >> it is good to be out here so the public sees
. in a statement, they explain why everything ended. they say the baltimore county police department thoroughly investigate all charges. in this case, and no force was used during the encounter. maryland law is very specific about criteria for charges to be brought in a sexual assault case and those required elements are not in this case. also when juveniles engaging in sexual activity, a certain age difference must be present in order for the act to be a crime. that is not present in this case. the parents did meet with the school principal who promised she would take action. the parents will keep their daughter out of school temporarily until this is all result. wbal-tv 11 news. >> police say a mother left five small children alone in a hotel room while she committed a robbery. she is facing a long list of charges including five counts of confining an unattended trout. she and another man entered a hotel room and demanded money. police obtained a key from the employee and found five children ranging in ages from four months to six years old. they are being cared for by a relative. and what st
-day forecast and carry through next weekend. >> a woman is dead after a fire in northeast baltimore. >> it happen on sunday morning on north avenue. kim dacey is live downtown with the latest. >> the victim was an 88-year-old woman who lived in the home with other family members. she was the only one inside the home when the fire started. officials say the fire started just after 6:30 sunday evening on east north avenue near collington avenue in northeast baltimore. firefighters say a neighbor was hurt trying to get into the home to save the victim. he was rushed to the hospital with a possible leg fracture. the body was found inside the home. officials do not know how she died. they think it was due to smoke inhalation and burns. neighbors say it was a terrible scene. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and intense. i've never seen any flames like that before. it was really, really bad. >> the whole neighborhood -- everybody in the neighborhood that came around trying to help, getting people out of their houses and stuff. >> the cau
. baltimore city police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own. we are told the shooting happened 45 minutes ago and the 400 block of east loraine avenue. one officer shot a single suspect. we will have more information tomorrow morning. meantime, city police are looking for a missing teenager. officials say earlier this morning, a 13-year-old daniel jackson was arguing with his mother and the 1800 block of ruckston avenue. he has not been seen or heard from since. police say daniel is developmentally cha llenged. he was last seen wearing a turquoise paulo, blue and white shorts, and white sneakers. if he see daniel, you are asked to call 911 or the missing persons unit. our big story tonight -- the first full day of racing is over for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. how are things going for the second time around? george, how did things go? >> the organizers are not releasing attendance figures, but they are pleased with the crowds they have seen. the jury is still out on whether nearby businesses feel the same way. the race to the end of the second and no gra
on the ellen showed moderate the baltimore "batman" made an appearance last night at the ravens came to protest bullying. but there are consequences. sheldon joins us live from camden yards for he also made an opening day appearance. >> there sure are consequences to behavior like this. mark harvey as it charges after that incident on opening day but he is since been banned from camden yards. all that and not stop him from making a comeback this weekend. this time, the part of the charges were more serious. for better or worse, mark harvey made in it for himself on opening day when he ran onto the field wearing nothing but as black cape and his underwear. he was arrested for this on field appearance but it did not stop him from maki a comeback. this time, it was that m &t bay stadium while the ravens played the patriots. >> it was almost half time he did it. i heard all this noise and a turnaround in the sky was running across the field. >> what was going on in the stands? >> it was more lasting than anything else. >> he wore "batman" underwear and a cake with ellen degenere'' face on it. -- an
. especially after 4 p.m. for baltimore. those showers will be moving in from the west. the key word here, scattered, not everyone is going to see them. you may or may not have any wet weather today. it's just something to keep in mind in the afternoon and evening hours. then we can dry out late tonight. we'll talk ab the seven day which includes more rain. stay tuned. >>> hopefully, we'll have good weather for the o's game later today because that is our big story. the orioles. it was closer last night. they did take down the boston red sox. >> in the top of the fourth inning, manny machado makes a great defensive play, turning the double play to get the o's out of the inning. then a few innings later, the 20-year-old breaks a tie with his seventh home run of the year. that's where the score will stay. the o's win 4-3, tying them for the first place in the al east with the yankees. pete gilbert will have more on that later this morning. first george takes a look at the legend honored before the game that got o's fans everywhere on their feet. >> brooks and braun. number five was the sixt
and south of annapolis. in the central part of baltimore county and cecil county as well we have some showers. this system is moving very slowly, maybe 10 miles per hour to the north. this will cross over into carper county in the next 15 minutes or so. all of these storms have the possibility of producing some local flooding. the forecast for today is off and on showers and thunderstorms. there will be some dry hours mixed in there, and it is awfully humid. we will be back in a few minutes to look at the forecast through the weekend. >> police in baltimore county and are looking for a suspect who may have robbed a convenience store in lansdowne. officers regard -- responded just before 2:00 this morning. the store clerk was shot and it is in critical condition at this hour. the search for the suspect continues. baltimore city police say they are still looking for the suspect to shot up a labor day party this weekend, killing a 23-year-old woman. the woman was in the front yard of the party when someone and block away opened fire, striking her in the chest. detective do not believe sh
. >> the latest, happened just before 9:00 last night on south agusta avenue in southwest baltimore. in 19-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to the hospital but later died one hour later. they are on the lookout for a two-door gray honda 4 chesapeake bay tags. two hours before that, it woman was shot and killed near seamon ave. in cherry hill. the customer reportedly opened fire. we're continuing to get more information for you. >> a few weeks after baltimore city reported $19 million they have brought in from speeding and red light cameras, stephanie rawlings blake is starting a task force to look into the system. >> lowell melser joins us live from northwest baltimore with details on the story. >> according to the mayor's office, the new task force that the mayor's farming has more to do with the effectiveness of the cameras and public outcry. the mayor says she wants to make sure that the cameras are doing their job in promoting public safety after some startling figures concerning pedestrian deaths. it was two weeks ago when the city discovered the money from
to shut this campus down or put bars around it. >> in baltimore, these things will happen. it is surprising on campus that it happened. i am not really to worry about that. >> a couple of hours ago, a couple came up to me here who go to church nearby and they say there is a special prayer service tonight to pray for the victim and students here. no victim has been reported here -- no other victim has been reported. >> thank you. should metal detectors be installed at baltimore county schools? that is one question facing administration a day after an eighth grader bought a loaded handgun into school and pointed it at classmates. school officials will be given hand-held wands if necessary. >> what i said is that there have been several school incidents around our country where metal detectors have been in place and it did not stop the crime from happening. >> the 15-year-old accused of shooting a student on the first day of class could be released on bail tomorrow. robert is set to appear at baltimore county circuit court. a previous hearing was postponed, because he was und
in baltimore county. reporting live at morgan state university, wbal-tv 11 news. >> late breaking details on the road to november elections. mitt romney has revealed more of his tax returns. he earned more than $13 million last year. our coverage of commitment 2012 continues with nicole live in washington. >> campaign officials say that romney got an extension and just filed with the irs today. >> mitt romney pose a tax returns back in the headlines, his campaign releasing them for 2011, showing the nominee earned moret than $13 million. of that, he paid about $2 million in taxes, for a rate of about 14%. he has stepped up his attacks on president obama. >> he said he cannot change washington from the inside. he can only change it from the outside. we will give him that chance in november. he will go outside. >> you cannot change washington just from the inside. you change it from the outside. >> but in virginia, mr. obama offered his own comeback. he sat up and a rally and proudly declared i will get the job done from the inside. what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> a voucher
this morning is first lady michelle obama's visit to baltimore. she spoke to a sold out crowd at a fund-raising event at morgan state university. tv cameras weren't allowed inside that venue but those who paid to get in said the first lady got a rock star reception. >> it was beyond anything i have ever heard. i never heard anyone walk on a stage and get such an eruption of powerful love. >> some of the 2,000 supporters who packed the murphy fine arts center describe a loud and long explosion of cheers as first lady michelle obama took the stage. >> it did really erupt. she hardly could get started talking and people just wouldn't even let her stop. >> only print journalists were allowed inside, no tv cameras allowed, but supporters shared some pictures as they explained the consistent themes of the first lady's speech. most say she focussed a lot of education and health care. >> talking about students receiving aid and grants. i'm a graduating senior. i go to school on federal aid. if it wasn't for the bills that barack obama has passed, i would be unable to attend. so that was a highl
tonight, securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. our education reporter is live at school headquarters with more on the meeting. >> the superintendent will be first to tell you these have been trying times for the school system. all the more reason, he says, for people to become more aware of their surroundings. >> the district-wide safety meetings were in response to gun incidents at perry hall high school and stammers run middle school. school principals were also ordered to review school crisis plans already on the books. the school system's communications director says there is a reason why the superintendent is calling for review. >> we want to make sure that people are really paying attention, that teachers are comfortable with their crisis plans, and more importantly, that students are included so that they know what to do in the event of an incident in a school. >> decides to call -- besides the call for more imports, the district plans
are looking into suspicious death in north baltimore. investigators say they found the body of a man inside a car around 7: 15 this morning. we're told he had been shot. authorities are waiting on autopsy results to determine the exact cause of death. baltimore county police detectives are in oklahoma waiting to interview the grandson of the elderly couple found murdered. he is now named as a suspect. investigators say they learned earlier this week matthew long was in oklahoma. he was living with his grandparents when they were killed. he was missing when police discovered the bodies on monday. according to police, he is undergoing mental treatment at a hospital in oklahoma. >> we entered him into the national missing persons database. he was located in oklahoma. they notified the baltimore police department. our detectives began making preparations to interview him. >> police described the couple's injuries as traumatic but are not saying exactly how they died. the search continues for a suspect after a stabbing at a light rail station. the suspect attempted to take the victims cell phone
this week. baltimore county police say they consider long to be a suspect in the murders and are waiting to interview him. >> securities on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. they met today to review the security measures now in place. >> there is no place in our schools for violence. we will make sure that as a school system we do everything possible to maintain safety. >> this video message was posted to the school system's web site. i followed a series of mandatory meetings, meetings where school principals were told to review their crisis plans with teachers. this is all in response to serious gun incidents. the communications director says the review is just one away from helping staff connect with students. >> now what we want to do is make sure that everyone has reviewed this crisis plans. at the beginning of the school year, what you will hear is that people have been doing drills and things like that, so that is good news. >> we must make sure that our schools are environments where students feel they hav
. no word as to who may have killed her. >> a baltimore county cosmetic surgery center has been shut down as investigators look bad infections that killed one patient. -- that killed one patient. investigators and not sure how she was infected with the bacteria, but they have closed down the clinic to investigate. >> symptoms like fever, drainage from the site, we want you to call your primary care provider in call your local doctor. >> they have highly trained and licensed professionals, according to the center. they are not currently licensed by the state of maryland. >> after a meeting to dealing drugs on the job, an officer will spend 20 years behind bars. he admitted to conspiring to sell drugs. he is a 17-year veteran of the force. he sold heroin out of the parking lot. >> new details in the murder of a couple. the suspect used a pair of 20 pound dumbbells to kill the couple. their grandson is charged with their murder. police tracked him down to a in -- to an oklahoma motel room. he has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. he was charged with first-degree murder in another case.
the story coming up. >> a baltimore city police officer will be laid to rest today. >> the iron man gets his own man of iron. new statue honoring cal ripken jr.. >> what be a more -- a nice weekend? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we will do something different. we have memorized this hour. >> maybe you have memorized it. >> i do it every day. we're expecting a nice day. it is warm. 69 degrees. mostly clear skies. we will see a lot of sunshine. we could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm. the changes on the way this weekend. a powerful cold front is heading this way. our first taste of fall-like weather. >> good morning. a nice start this friday morning. closures along monument over towards the patterson park because of sinkhole repair. 60 traveling southbound from the white marsh area. 60 ove
a handgun to a baltimore county school. >> this time the quick actions of a teacher prevented any bloodshed. nadia ramdass has that story. good morning. >> good morning. students will be returning to class with extra counselors on hand. the boy accused of pulling out the gun is in police custody and is expected to be charged as a juvenile. nobody was injured. if it wasn't for a quick- thinking teacher, it could have ended differently. it was a frantic scene involving a classmate on tuesday morning. students say an eighth-grader pulled out a loaded gun and aimed it at his teacher, fellow classmates, and himself. the eighth-graders credit the teacher with taking away the handgun and defusing the situation. >> he was waving it around. he aimed it at a student. the teacher stepped in front of her -- the student that he aimed it at. she was, like, "put the gun down." >> she lunged toward him, bent his hand back, and smacked it out of his hand and yelled "no" and had him in an arm lock. >> police say the weapon the boy was handling belongs to his grandfather, norman gatewood. gatewood is charged
the for the baltimore grand prix, our big story this morning. >> it all wraps up this morning. george lettis made a pit stop by the track to see how things were going. >> the race to the end of the second annual grand prix of baltimore is in the home stretch. so far, the new organizers of the race say despite literal bumps in the road, it's been a success, even though they know they won't make money on this. >> we came on board so late. we had about 100 days and we are realistic. to do it right, you need more than 100 days. >> making money was a big issue for downtown restaurants last year. a lack of marketing and access to places like harbor east, federal hill and little italy brought disappointing business. so far this year -- >> but this year it's improved. they're more familiar with what roads are closed and which ways they can travel, so if you come to little italy, you will not be blocked by any barricades. >> the races on saturday ended at around 6:30 instead of around 9:00 p.m. last year and we are told they redesigned the track to allow better access to neighborhoods. but do these crowds compa
, the original owner of the baltimore ravens who passed away thursday. >> this week the morning will hold a silent public tribute. that's where our 11 news reporter joins us live with more. good morning. >> good morning, rob. welsh starting at 11:00 this morning, fans will have an opportunity to say good-bye to the man who brought football back to baltimore. some fans have already started to show up here at m&t bank stadium. we're joined by john. john came out from aberdeen. john, why did you decide to come out and pay your respects this morning? >> well, mr. modell did a lot for this city. and without it, sheldon, okay, we wouldn't have -- without him, we wouldn't have pro football in the town of baltimore. he was just magnificent man. as far as maryland is considered or anywhere el. he should be in the pro football hall of fame. you can look at what the modelles did here with the m&t stadium and the facility that's around it. it's absolutely just wonderful. >> that's why you wanted to come out? >> exactly. i wanted to pay my respects there to mr. modell and his family. god bless them. i
the country by surprise and baltimore by storm. >> it's huge. i mean, we drove up from raleigh for this. we've been talking about it for weeks. yeah, it's cool. >> it's been 15 years since orioles park hosted a meaningful final home stand for the home team, and fans are soaking it up. >> every time i come, i wear this. >> i cannot explain to you, because we can't afford ravens tickets but we still root for them. but we can afford orioles tickets. we are ready. we are excited. this is our time. >> it's been appreciation weekend and nine lucky fan weres randomly chosen to stand with the orioles during the national anthem. cornelius woodson iii stood with adam jones and brooks barns with manny machado. >> it makes you appreciate it all that much more now that it's happening this much more later. you enjoy every moment of it. >> the mayor presented jones with the key to the city for his work with kids in the community. a community she says is thankful in many ways for the o's sudden success. >> when i talked to them, i say we're happy that you're winning. what you're doing, you're creating jobs
from baltimore city police headquarters. >> donna, police are calling this a tragic and senseless crime. a well-known 51-year-old researcher from nih gunned down in front of his home. police right now are investigating this as an attempted robbery that ended in murder. >> they are canvassing the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue and they're looking for clues after 51-year-old dr. peter marvit was gunned down friday night. >> was believed that he was exiting are entering this vehicle a few blocks away from his home. >> he was shot in the head and torso wind pronounced dead a half-hour later at hopkins hospital. >> he was an exuberant, have become a joyous, terrific guy. >> people congregating at his home did not wish to talk to 11 news, the music director of the baltimore choral arts society says he sang with the choir for five years and the night he was killed, he had left practice at around 10:00 p.m. according to university officials, he had been a research assistant professor and a postdoctoral fellow at the school of medicine. officials also confirmed that he was most recently a con
that baltimore city police have been responding to in the past 20 minutes or so. baltimore city police tweeted about three different shootings in the last 20 minutes. one of them happen on frankfurt avenue. two people were shot in the 2200 block of south even street. they have responded to seven shootings at five locations in the past 24 hours. that is how busy they have been just this labor day. seven people shot in five different incidents across the city. all the situations remain under investigation. we will pass along updates as we get them. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> stake and harford county police need your help in identifying a driver who struck a female pedestrian of around 7:40 this evening. authorities said they found a woman struck by a car on southbound route 1 just north of here agree bypass. they said the woman was apparently waving her arms. the person the second vehicle swerved and tried to avoid her but struck her with the passenger side mirror. the victim was 28 years old and was taken to shock trauma where she is said to be in stable condition. anyone with informati
.com for updates on this story. senseless and tragic. that is what baltimore police are calling the murder of a researcher from nih last night. he was gunned down blocks from his home. dr. peter marvit was shot in the head and upper body around 10:30 last evening. officers found him outside his car and into the 2800 block of chesterfield avenue. it was rushed to johns hopkins hospital where he died. >> i am sorry for his longtime partner and daughter. we keep his family in our prayers. >> police have not released the motive in this case. the search continues for the gunmen tonight. but the maryland man wanted in the death of his grandparents was hospitalized after what police say was an apparent suicide attempt. matthew long is in fair condition at an oklahoma hospital after being found in a hotel room. he had overdosed on an undisclosed drug. detectives have been looking for him after his grandparents were found murdered in their packs will -- pikesville home. >> the man who for three terrifying weeks with the face of this that we did the sniper investigation, the montgomery county chief
countdown right here on wbal. a baltimore county executive and the police chief are speaking out about their private-like situation sunday morning. he was blaming the theater owners for licensing the route to a third party and is threatening their liquor license. we've got the latest now from downtown towson. >> witnesses described as a chaotic scene. streets like allegheny street here were mobbed with people. pending the outcome of a police investigation, the county executive says it is possible the theater could go in front of the liquor board to face sanctions. this as area businesses are defending the theater. an active downtown towson towson tuesday afternoon just days after what some called a riot-like situation. this video shows people being chased by police dogs. according to police, around 12:30 on sunday morning, the theater which was hosting a private event reached capacity. when people were turned away, fights broke out and one person and that getting shot. five people have been arrested. police estimate more than 2500 people swelled outside the theater. >> there is nothing
with information is asked to call baltimore county police. >> an elderly woman is dead. a good samaritan was taken to the hospital after a fire. >> this happened yesterday evening. kim dacey joins us live with the latest details. >> good morning. the victim was an 88-year-old woman who lived in the home with other family members. she was the only one inside the home when the fire started. the fire started just after 6:30 sunday evening near collins avenue in northeast baltimore. a neighbor was hurt trying to get into the home to save the victim. he was rushed to the hospital. the body was found inside the home. officials do not know how she died. neighbors say it was a terrible scene. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and i never seen any flames like that before. it was very bad. >> everybody in the neighborhood came around trying to help. >> the cause of the fire is still under investigation. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. fire crews were busy last night battling a fire at a dundalk landmark. fire crews responded to northpoint road. s
we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. the major roadways are checking out ok. in baltimore county, route 24 is shutdown in both directions for some debris. there's also some debris in harford county. in the city, a couple of things to talk about. most of the closures from the grand prix oregon. one that remains is on sharp street between pratt and conway street. monument street is closed near patterson park. that is for the road that buckled for the water main break. this is the beltway north of security boulevard along the west side. things are moving pretty well. this is 95 at 100 in howard county. traffic is moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police have been busy overnight investigating a pair of shootings that sent four people to the hospital. at pratt street, the identities of the people are not known. the second shooting happened just after 9:00 p.m. last night. one of the victims was found on reet.strone st >> a mother is dead following a weekend shooting. police are calling her death senseless. kim dacey is live in the studio with more on
brought football back to baltimore. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. >> welcome to the sunday news. our top stories in a moment. first what a day it was yesterday, weather wise. >> we had some very strong storms through the area. even a few reports of severe weather, whether it be in montgomery, washington county, frederick county, also possible funnel reported by an officer near sandy point. so possibly there was a funnel near the area. nonetheless, we did have some strong storms that brought down some trees. as we look at hd doppler, we can see that front finally moving off shore. rain showers still left along the lower eastern shore including rain right now in ocean city, but it has cleared out as you look across southern maryland, baltimore, even in the western start of the state. this is all changing now as we get throughout the day. that front is heading off shore. we are looking for beautiful conditions. currently around 60 degrees. we're moving for high temperatures up near 80. you're gonna wake up to clouds and a few showers across the lower eastern shore. and cooling skie
our big story tonight, street racing for the pros in downtown baltimore. some of the most skilled drivers in the world will lead their high octane racecars in the second annual grand prix of baltimore. >> right now, crews are beginning their overnight worked to smooth out some of the bumps along the track that they complained about. some of the issues are right down here that caused a minor crash. despite all of that, day one qualifying put on a great show. >> the speed is not twisting. -- neck twisting. skill is simply amazing. >> this is the best thing we have ever seen. >> grand prix baltimore is officially back. >> the rumble of the seats, the rumble of your face, the panic of them going around the corner. "there was a crash thanks to the light rail tracks. they were flying over the railroad tracks and literally getting air. notof the bmw's could handle the height and hit the wall. >> a big commotion, the tires screeching. luckily, they were able to make it. >> they put a set of tyre turns to slow the cars down. there was mixed reviews from drivers and it was nice to see. it i
-tv 11 news. >> a suspicious death is being investigated tonight in north baltimore. just before 8:30 this morning, police responded to the 3600 block of old york road to find a man suffering from a gunshot wound. and parents of a baltimore county teenager are furious after they say their special needs daughter was sexually assaulted during school hours. >> police that in baltimore county did began an investigation into that alleged assault, but then they decided to stop. that, of course, upset the parents. >> it is absolutely wrong. >> that is the reaction of a 15- year-old -- of the father of a 15-year-old special needs students who they say was assaulted by an older male student. >> it is a safety issue. >> the investigation ended without charges being filed. >> they do not want to handle it. in their words, there's nothing they can do. there is no credible act, they said. and that is it. according to the parents, the alleged act happened shortly after their daughter got off the bus. in portable bathrooms, that is where the girl alleges sex acts occurred. the parents say that it
now. the heaviest looks to be in this cell right here in the western part of baltimore county. you can pick up maybe half an inch of rain pretty quickly. the storms are pretty potent. when guests standing below the 60 mile per hour mark. they're moving to the east at about 25. the stick a look at the headlines. thunderstorms this evening clearing out. adobe a breezy and call sunday. we will show you the forecast. >> high school student daniel is attending a fund-raiser to help as family pay his medical bills. doctors at told his parents he is well enough to attend the event. he was critically injured after being shot on the first day of school. charm city life plant the o all day fund-raiser appeared a suspect is on the run after police officers say they walked in on him shooting another man. it happen in the 2200 block of jefferson street. shots were exchanged 20 officer and suspect after the suspect refused to drop his gun. the officer was not hurt. the victim was a 30 year old man and is in critical condition. firefighters were out in full force today for city neighborhood sweet spi
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